envides

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Old Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin invitus (reluctant), presumably with the ending changed to adverbial /-as/ (> /es/).

Adverb[edit]

envides

  1. hardly, barely
    • c. 1360, Genebreda, Libre de consolació de Philosophia, 169
      Per los boschatges son enteses les persones qui són axí siluestres e rudals, que envides se volen regir per negun...
      Through the woods are heard the folk who are so wild and uncouth that they hardly wish to be ruled by anybody...

References[edit]

  • “envides” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

envides

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of envidar